Driving digital transformation
International keynote speakers:
Director - Digital
Brett Cooper is the Director Digital for Foxtel. Brett is a Digital Transformation Leader, with proven success in driving large scale transformation in multinational businesses. Extensive experience in Consumer and B2B segments achieving enhanced customer outcomes and bottom line business benefits through the architecture and delivery of Digital and Process based transformation programs. Brett is passionate about leadership, leading change, and digital transformation. He is a highly skilled and experienced leader, with experience steering large teams through matrix structures of up to 1000 staff across multiple geographies. Brett has a proven track record in building and leading talented, motivated, and high performing teams. He is a digital and social media ambassador experienced in all aspects of digital transformation including strategy, eCommerce, commercialisation, and notably, large complex agile program delivery (>$100M AUD annually). Prior to joining Telstra, Brett led Customer Experience & Transformation for the Small & Medium Business Division of Optus. Brett holds a Masters degree in Business & Technology from the University of NSW and lives in Sydney with his wife Martine and children Zali & Jade
Head Digital Transformation
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd (Switzerland)
André has an international track record in the IT and financial industry. He started his professional career at IBM (Switzerland), and then joined the Credit Suisse Group as CIO for a group of private banks. Following this André joined Arthur D. Little (Schweiz) AG as head of the Information Management practice and then moved to Unisys (Schweiz) AG. Since August 2002 André has been the Head of Digital Transformation for Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, and is responsible for developing and implementing global digital solutions serving Zurich’s corporate customers.
Angela is the Chief Information Officer at the Research and Education Advanced Network of New Zealand (REANNZ). She has over 20 years IT related experience spanning from hands-on technical roles (analyst/programmer, technical operations, etc) through to executive level leadership roles. Angela has worked across a wide range of sectors and technologies, including Spark (then Telecom), Datacom, and IBM with team sizes ranging from 10 to 200+. She is also a member of the Directors Institute of New Zealand. https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelanashnz/
General Manager – Service Development
Ben has devised, created, launched and looked after digital products for business and consumer users in the UK, USA and NZ. A leader of teams, he is a firm supporter of new ways to build healthier organisations. Over the last 20 years, he's been an advisor to both the UK and NZ governments, the CEO of VC-funded businesses and the owner of numerous startups. Ben serves as an advisor on several NZ digital and technology advisory boards and has recently undertaken the chair role to start up the NZ wing of the Digital Leaders Network.